Day 1

The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Create a Castle

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Students learn the parts and organization of a medieval castle and then work together to design their own castle

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1


    Lead a discussion in which students list all the parts of Sir Ector's castle metioned in the Day 1 reading. This list can include rooms in the castle but can also extend to outer defenses, the sports fields, and the woods. Then, divide the students into groups, assigning each group a room or area of Sir Ector's castle and have students create visual representations. One group should be tasked...

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